Strong demand led to a rise in contract prices for DRAM modules
According to DRAMeXchange, a division of the analytical company TrendForce, contract price for DRAM increased in August. The average price of DDR3 and DDR4, 4 GB increased compared to July by 2%, to $13.5, and upper limit prices rose 3.7%, to $14.
Some PC assemblers were able to purchase modules at $13, but those contracts were signed earlier. In General, there is a price increase, which was expected. will continue in the fourth quarter, as production is limited. The industry focused on the manufacture of DRAM for mobile devices. The result is more expensive modules not only for PCs but also for servers. In August, this segment has increased by 1-3%. For comparison: in the first half recorded a quarterly price reduction of not less than 10%.